Illustration is a decoration, interpretation or visual explanation of a text, concept or process, designed for integration in published media. Contemporary illustration uses a wide range of styles and techniques, including drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, montage, digital design, multimedia, and 3D modelling. Depending on the purpose, illustration may be expressive, stylised, realistic or highly technical.
Mona Yang is a kidlit illustrator, graphic novelist, and inspiring surface pattern designer. Her art is inspired by Japanese stationery and bright and pastel colors. She specializes in ink and pen, watercolor, and implementing those techniques into her digital works. monayang.com
Anime inspired illustrator based in United States of America. Xstetra uses beautiful saturated colors to illustrate elegant and beautiful anime illustrations. xstetra.com
Kong Vang is an illustrator from the Central Valley specializing in semi-realism art and graphic novel illustration. A soon-to-be graduate of California State University, with a Bachelor of Fine Art in Graphic Design Illustration, he aspires to produce concept art in various media.
Christopher Alvarado is an Illustrator and Concept Artist currently based out of Fresno, CA. Willing to relocate, he specializes in digital art with an emphasis on character and environmental concept art. With experience including storyboarding, inking, and tattoo design, his goal is to become an Art Director for a gaming or comic book company and lead projects for their development. chrisalvarado.myportfolio.com
Illustrator, Tanlynn Woolsey, located in Madera CA, creates works in a variety of styles. Ranging from realistic to fantasy and surreal, even anime, she is well versed in both traditional and digital media. Because of Tanlynn’s background in traditional media, her digital illustrations sometimes, exhibit a tradition touch, even when no traditional medium is used. tanlynnw.com
Weston Hudiburgh is a Concept Creator with skills in both digital illustration as well as traditional oil painting. With his utilization of these art forms, he has created pieces with subject matter involving the bizarre or horrific. In pursuit of these subjects, he wishes to further push the envelope with his crazy ideas. westhudi.com
Born to Samoan parents in the year 1997, O’Neill Danielson has grown up committed to the arts in the same way his father did. A childhood spent in front of cartoons and video games inspired him to draw cartoons and comic characters. Today, he creates illustrations, with a deep passion for character design, and hopes to leave an impression with his works. oatmealdanielnom.com
Darrin Jessen-Hiser, combines traditional and digital techniques to create artwork featuring bold lines, exuberant color choices, and pop surrealism sensibilities. In addition to drawing inspiration from abstract art, cubism, and poster art, Darrin’s illustrations reflect his varied obsessions including, tiki culture, alternative comics, and science fiction. Darrin has over two decades of professional graphic design and production experience. jessenhiser.com